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CBS Sports Network
CBS
CBS
Sports Network is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the CBS
CBS
Corporation. When it launched in 2002 as the National College Sports Network (later College Sports Television also known as CSTV), it operated as a multi-platform media brand which also included its primary website, collegesports.com, and a network of websites operated for the athletic departments of 215 colleges and universities. After CSTV was acquired by CBS
CBS
in 2008, the network was re-branded as the CBS
CBS
College Sports Network. The network initially maintained its college sports focus, but in February 2011, the service was re-branded as CBS
CBS
Sports Network to re-position it as a mainstream sports service
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CBS Corporation
CBS
CBS
Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on commercial broadcasting, publishing, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States. The president, chief executive and executive chairman of the company is Leslie Moonves. Sumner Redstone, owner of National Amusements, controls CBS
CBS
by way of his majority ownership of the company's Class A voting stock; he also serves as chairman emeritus. It is currently the world's fifth largest entertainment company in terms of revenue, after Comcast, The Walt Disney Company, Time Warner and 21st Century Fox.[citation needed] The company began trading on the NYSE on January 3, 2006. Until then, the corporation was known as Viacom, and is the legal successor to said company.[3] A new company, keeping the Viacom
Viacom
name, was spun off from CBS
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Broadband
In telecommunications, broadband is wide bandwidth data transmission which transports multiple signals and traffic types. The medium can be coaxial cable, optical fiber, radio or twisted pair. In the context of Internet access, broadband is used to mean any high-speed Internet access
Internet access
that is always on and faster than dial-up access over traditional analog or ISDN
ISDN
PSTN services.Contents1 Overview 2 Broadband
Broadband
technologies2.1 Telecommunications 2.2 Computer networks 2.3 TV and video 2.4 Alternative technologies3 Internet broadband3.1 Global bandwidth concentration4 See also 5 ReferencesOverview[edit] Different criteria for "broad" have been applied in different contexts and at different times
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Brian Bedol
Brian Bedol
Brian Bedol
is an American television executive, entrepreneur,[1] and founder of the sports television channels Classic Sports Network and College Sports Television. Bedol owned CSN from 1995 to 1997 and CSTV from 2003 to 2006. Bedol has since sold off both channels, to ESPN
ESPN
and CBS respectively, who have renamed the channels ESPN Classic
ESPN Classic
and CBS Sports Network. He served as President and CEO of both companies. He left CSTV Networks in January, 2008.[2] In 2009 he announced the formation of Bedrock Venture Partners to invest in early-stage media and technology businesses
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Hank Greenberg
Henry Benjamin "Hank" Greenberg (born Hyman Greenberg; January 1, 1911 – September 4, 1986), nicknamed "Hammerin' Hank", "Hankus Pankus", or "The Hebrew Hammer", was an American professional baseball player and team executive. He played in Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
(MLB), primarily for the Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers
as a first baseman in the 1930s and 1940s. A member of the Baseball
Baseball
Hall of Fame and a two-time MVP winner, he was one of the premier power hitters of his generation and is widely considered as one of the greatest sluggers in baseball history.[1] He had 47 months of military service including service in World War II, all of which took place during his major league career.[2] Greenberg played the first twelve of his thirteen seasons in the major leagues on the Detroit
Detroit
team
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Chelsea Piers
Chelsea Piers
Chelsea Piers
is a series of piers in Chelsea, on the West Side of Manhattan
Manhattan
in New York City. Located to the west of the West Side Highway (Eleventh Avenue) and Hudson River Park
Hudson River Park
and to the east of the Hudson River, they were originally a passenger ship terminal in the early 1900s that was used by the RMS Lusitania
RMS Lusitania
and was the destination of the RMS Titanic. The piers replaced a hodgepodge of run-down waterfront structures with a row of grand buildings embellished with pink granite facades.[1] The piers are currently used by the Chelsea Piers
Chelsea Piers
Sports & Entertainment Complex
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Viacom
Viacom
Viacom
Inc. (/ˈvaɪəkɒm/ VY-ə-kom) is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in cinema and cable television. It is currently the world's ninth largest broadcasting, cable, and media company, in terms of revenue; behind Comcast, The Walt Disney Company, Time Warner, 21st Century Fox, Bertelsmann, Dish Network, Sony, and Vivendi. Voting control of Viacom
Viacom
is held by National Amusements, Inc., a privately owned theatre company controlled by the billionaire Sumner Redstone.[3][4][5][6] Redstone also holds, via National Amusements
National Amusements
a controlling stake in CBS Corporation.[7] The current incarnation of Viacom
Viacom
was created on December 31, 2005, as a spin-off from the original incarnation of Viacom, which was renamed as CBS Corporation
CBS Corporation
after the spin-off
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CBS Sports
CBS
CBS
Sports is the sports division of the American television network CBS. Its headquarters are in the CBS
CBS
Building on West 52nd Street in midtown Manhattan, New York City, with programs produced out of Studio 43 at the CBS
CBS
Broadcast Center on West 57th Street. Its premier sports properties are the NBA, NFL, Southeastern Conference (SEC) football, NCAA basketball (including telecasts of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament), and PGA golf, including The Masters, and the PGA Championship. The online arm of CBS
CBS
Sports is CBSSports.com. CBS
CBS
purchased SportsLine.com in 2004, and today CBSSports.com is part of CBS Interactive. On February 26, 2018, following up on the success of their online news network CBSN, CBS
CBS
Sports launched CBS
CBS
Sports HQ, a 24/7, online only, linear sports news network
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Tony Petitti
Tony Petitti is the Chief Operating Officer of Major League Baseball. He succeeded Rob Manfred
Rob Manfred
in the position on January 25, 2015 after Manfred became Commissioner of Baseball. He previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the MLB Network, where he oversaw all of the network's day-to-day operations. Career[edit] Petitti attended Haverford College
Haverford College
where he majored in economics before attending Harvard Law. He worked for two years at the law firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft before joining ABC Sports
ABC Sports
in 1988 as general attorney. After being named Vice President of Programming, where he was responsible for acquiring and scheduling ABC Sports programming, he was hired by CBS
CBS
in 1997 as Senior Vice President of Business Affairs and Programming
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CBS News
CBS
CBS
News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS. The president of CBS
CBS
News is David Rhodes.[1] CBS
CBS
News' broadcasts include the CBS
CBS
Evening News, CBS
CBS
This Morning, news magazine programs CBS
CBS
Sunday Morning, 60 Minutes
60 Minutes
and 48 Hours, and Sunday morning political affairs program Face the Nation
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Sean McManus (television Executive)
Sean J. McManus (born February 16, 1955) is the Chairman of CBS Sports and was the President of both CBS Sports
CBS Sports
and CBS News
CBS News
from 2005 to 2011.[1] He is the son of sportscaster Jim McKay.[2] Sean graduated from Fairfield College Preparatory School, a private Jesuit high school in Fairfield, Connecticut. Sean McManus began his career at ABC News in 1977 following his graduation from Duke University. Sean McManus was closely associated with Roone Arledge and has paralleled Arledge's path from managing sports broadcasting to managing both sports and news broadcasting. McManus led the CBS Corporation’s efforts in re-acquiring broadcast rights to the National Football League
National Football League
in January 1998 and, in November 2004 with Leslie Moonves, re-negotiated the contract to retain the rights for CBS until 2011
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Leslie Moonves
Leslie Roy "Les" Moonves (/ˈmuːnvɛz/; born October 6, 1949) is Chairman
Chairman
of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer
of CBS Corporation.[4][5] Moonves served as Co- President
President
and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Viacom, Inc., the predecessor to CBS
CBS
Corporation, from 2004 until the company split on December 31, 2005. Prior to that, he had a series of executive positions at CBS, since July 1995.[4] He has been a Director at ZeniMax Media
ZeniMax Media
since 1999.[4] He became Chairman
Chairman
of CBS
CBS
in February 2016.[6][7][8] Leslie Moonves
Leslie Moonves
also studied acting at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City.Contents1 Early life 2 Business career2.1 Lorimar Television and Warner Bros
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MLB Network
MLB
MLB
Network is an American television sports channel dedicated to baseball. It is primarily owned by Major League Baseball,[2] with television providers AT&T (which acquired it after buying DirecTV, who owned it previously), Comcast
Comcast
(through its NBC
NBC
Sports Group), Charter Communications
Charter Communications
and Cox Communications
Cox Communications
having minority ownership.[3] The channel's headquarters and studios are located in the Secaucus, New Jersey[4] facility which formerly housed MSNBC's studios
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Fighting Irish
are the athletic teams that represent the University of Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish
The Fighting Irish
participate in 23 National Collegiate Athletic Association
National Collegiate Athletic Association
(NCAA) Division I intercollegiate sports and in the NCAA's Division I in all sports, with many teams competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
(ACC).[2] Notre Dame is one of only 15 universities in the United States that plays Division I FBS football and Division I men's ice hockey
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Television Network
A television network is a telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, whereby a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers. Until the mid-1980s, television programming in most countries of the world was dominated by a small number of broadcast networks
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USC Trojans
The USC Trojans
USC Trojans
are the athletic teams that represent the University of Southern California
California
(USC), located in Los Angeles, California. While the men's teams are nicknamed the Trojans, the women's athletic teams are referred to as either the Trojans or Women of Troy
Troy
(the university officially approves both terms). The program participates in the Pac-12 Conference
Pac-12 Conference
and has won 127 team national championships, 104 of which are National Collegiate Athletic Association
National Collegiate Athletic Association
(NCAA) national championships.[2][3] USC's official colors are cardinal and gold.[4] The Trojans have a cross-town rivalry with UCLA. However, USC's rivalry with Notre Dame predates the UCLA rivalry by three years
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